conceivablytech.com: Following Firefox 5 Beta, Mozilla has followed up and filled all other developer channels as well. For the first time, Mozilla is now offering a full and coherent range of nightly builds, developer versions, a beta and a final release. Mozilla plans to release the second public beta this Friday.
conceivablytech.com: Why reinvent the wheel, if it is working perfectly? Mozilla is closely following Google’s lead these days and is now also telling its users that they should not worry about version numbers anymore.
arstechnica.com: Google built the royalty-free WebM video format with the sophisticated VP8 compression technology that it obtained in its 2009 acquisition of On2. In addition to advancing the goal of open video for the Web, the search giant also used On2 technology to build a new image format called WebP.
maximumpc.com: Firefox development has always been a bit on the slow side. The wait between versions isn’t as bad as Internet Explorer, but it’s a snail’s pace compared to Google. Following the release of Firefox 4, Mozilla made a commitment to its users to move to a rapid release schedule. More aggressive timelines means more help is needed to help squash bugs.
ghacks.net: The first beta of the upcoming version 5 of Firefox has been released to the public. The release has been delayed by a few days which is a short time considering the delays during Firefox 4 development. The accelerated development cycle is now almost in full swing. So what’s new in Firefox 5?
- Mozilla Plans End to Firefox 3.5 With Firefox 5 Beta on Horizon
- Firefox 6 Gets URL Bar Upgrade
pcworld.com: Security is an oft-debated topic in the ongoing browser wars, but there's no denying that malware is a common problem for all of the leading contenders. A new solution launched this week by German Sirrix AG, however, uses Firefox 4, Linux and virtualization to create what it calls a "browser in a box."
conceivablytech.com: Mozilla is currently preparing to phase out Firefox 3.5 and said that it will not release further major updates for the browser version.
mozilla.org: The schedule on the rapid release process specifics document generally focuses on merge dates. There is some confusion as to what to expect on those dates, so hopefully this post will make it clear.
linuxinsider.com: For me, using multiple browsers is part of my work style. On all of my computers, I switch among several browsers, and I keep finding reasons to come back to SeaMonkey. This latest version is a drastic retooling.
- Mozilla Removes User Limit From Firefox 5 Beta
- Mozilla Aurora - There will be blood - and fun
- Dotzler: don't let them* re-define open
- Mozilla Firefox 4 Review: A powerful browser in the making
- Firefox 4 — a major update
- Why We Need Firefox
- Firefox 6 Should Sort Out Linux GPU Acceleration
theregister.co.uk: Mozilla officials have refused a US government request to ban a Firefox add-on that helps people to access sites that use internet domain names confiscated in an unprecedented seizure earlier this year.
- The Day I Nearly Dumped Firefox
- A new and improved AwesomeBar for Firefox by Mozilla
- Web browser market share: upgrade analysis
- 10 Reasons not upgrade to Firefox 4
- Firefox 4: Change minimum tab width
conceivablytech.com: Mozilla is trying to establish a new 6-week product cycle for its Firefox web browser and has just posted the first build of Firefox 5, not quite six weeks after the release of Firefox 4.
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- Dotzler: Firefox 4 Breaks the 10% Mark
- 13 features that make each Web browser unique
dedoimedo.com: Several weeks ago, we had an article that taught us how to restore sane browsing configurations in Firefox 4 after switching over from Firefox 3.6, including look and feel and addons compatibility. Now, we will talk about several more tricks.
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geek.com: According to an update at the Mozilla releases page, Firefox 5 looks like it’s headed for a release on June 21, less than two months away. We haven’t heard anything about what new features the next version of Firefox will have, but when Mozilla said that Firefox 4 would be the last time they waited months between major releases, they meant it.
- Firefox 4.0.1 fixes several security issues
- Firefox gets faster on Linux
- Mozilla Fixes Vulnerabilities in Firefox 4